Job prospects Bricklayer in the Stratford–Bruce Peninsula Region

Explore current and future job prospects for Bricklayers in the Stratford–Bruce Peninsula Region. These trends also apply to people working as a bricklayer.

Note that the current 2019-2021 Employment Outlook was published in December 2019 based on information available at that time.

Recent trends

Balanced labour market

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

Outlook over the next 3 years
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The employment outlook will be good for Bricklayers (NOC 7281) in the Stratford - Bruce Peninsula region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

There are several large projects underway across the region that will support the local construction industry. Significant investments in nuclear power, public facilities, and commercial developments will boost building activity in the non-residential sector. On the residential side, greater demand for affordable housing and apartments geared to seniors may increase residential activity in the region.

Here are some key facts about Bricklayers in the Stratford - Bruce Peninsula region:

  • Approximately 320 people work in this occupation.
  • Bricklayers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Construction (NAICS 23):more than 95%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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